Professor Lee-Way Jin received a $250,000 award from the BrightFocus Foundation for his study “KCa3.1 Blockers for Alzheimer’s Disease Therapy”.
Our Transfusion Medicine fellowship, under the leadership of program director Carol Marshall, received a full 5-year accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical
August 5, 2015 Vice Chair of Undergraduate Medical Education, Dr. Regina Gandour-Edwards has been appointed to a three-year term of the national executive board of Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Gandour-Edwards is the Councilor for the UC Davis Alpha Omega Alpha chapter.
July 30, 2015 Former Chief Resident Dr. Christina Di Loreto is the recipient of the 2015 Housestaff Professionalism Award from the UCDSOM Alumni Association. Dr. Di Loreto is now a forensic pathology fellow at the San Diego Coroner’s Office.
July 22, 2015 Dr. Mike Hogarth, UC Davis site PI, and co-site PI Dr. Nick Anderson, have received over $309,000 from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute for the second phase of pSCANNER, the nation’s largest and most diverse clinical outcomes research network.
Vice Chair of Undergraduate Medical Education Dr. Regina Gandour-Edwards received the Raible Distinguished Teaching Award at the annual meeting of the Association of Pathology Chairs on July 15 for her many national contributions to pathology education.
Department Chair Dr. Lydia Howell has been elected the chair of the Association of Pathology Chair’s new Leadership Development and Diversity Committee. In this role, Dr. Howell serves on the APC’s executive council.
July 20, 2015 Vice Chair of Strategic Technologies, Dr. Richard Levenson is the recipient of one of four STAIR grants from UCD's Venture Catalyst program for his project "Microscopy with Ultraviolet Surface Excitation for Slide-free Pathology."
June 16, 2015 Assistant Professor Dr. Mingyi Chen received a $24,000 Academic Senate Faculty Research Grant for his project "Identification of RBM38 as a genetic and epigentic regulator of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma."
Assistant Professor Dr. Nam Tran received a $32,000 contract with Diazyme Laboratories for a point of care testing clinical feasibility study.
June 5, 2015 Assistant Professor Dr. M. Meighan Tomic has been accepted as a participant in the 2015-16 UC Davis Health System’s Inter-Professional Teaching Scholars Program.
Medical student Dane Jackson received the Stowell Award for Outstanding Student in Pathology, and medical student Mike Spiker was honored with a scholarship in the memory of pathology professor emeritus Simon J. T. Lie at the 2015 Medical Student and Faculty Awards Luncheon on May 29, 2015.